The Forever Place

Today’s post is from Alicia Wu, the winner of my “Everbloom” contest, which encouraged readers to submit their own story of living a deeply rooted and transformed life. In addition to having her work featured here, Alicia will also receive a free copy of “Everbloom: Stories of Deeply Rooted and Transformed Lives.” Purchase yours today from Amazon, Barnes and Noble or Paraclete Press! Alicia Wu is a licensed mental health counselor and crisis counselor and has an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Alliance Graduate School of Counseling, NYC campus. She is currently pursuing an MDiv with a concentration Read More

Nowlin artwork photos


The other day, I accidentally scraped the bottom of my leg on my bed. It was a tiny scrape, but it hurt like the dickens! At first, I wasn’t going to put a Band-Aid on it. However, I realized that if I didn’t cover it, it would aggravate me every time it rubbed against fabric. I tried and tried to visually locate the scrape, but couldn’t really see it. So I took a wild guess and put the Band-Aid on the area that seemed to hurt the most. This morning, I noticed the scar. I wasn’t wearing a Band-Aid anymore, Read More